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Review: Pro Tools 2019

Stephen Bennett rounds up all the latest and greatest features from the industry standard Digital Audio Workstation… — A few months ago, I resurrected a 1989 Digidesign Sound Tools system. This piece of audio technology history consisted of a piece of audio hardware coupled to the Sound Designer II software, …

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Genelec introduces newly expanded ‘The Ones’ family members

Genelec has expanded its ‘The Ones’ series of point source monitors with the addition of the new 8351B and 8361A coaxial three-way monitors alongside the complementary W371A Adaptive Woofer System. The new 8361A three-way coaxial monitor offers what the company describes as the most advanced acoustic performance of any studio …

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Read the September issue of AMI online now

The September edition of Audio Media International is now available to read online. In this issue, Andy Coules talks us through Madness’ anniversary gig at London’s Kenwood House, and Colby Ramsey speaks to sound designer Chiara Luzzana about her THE SOUND OF CITY project. In our Installation Profile, we find …

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Flawless Victory: Crafting a cinematic soundtrack for Mortal Kombat 11

2019’s biggest fighting game, Mortal Kombat 11, combines carefully crafted music and dialogue to help define a truly cinematic audio experience for the player. Here, Director of Audio at developer NetherRealm Studios, Rich Carle, and the game’s Lead Composer, Wilbert Roget, talk to AMI about their efforts to make MK11 …

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Review: Rodecaster Pro and RØDE PodMic

Jerry Ibbotson tests out this dedicated podcasting combo from Australian manufacturer RØDE… — It’s a sad life I lead but occasionally I like to play a game where I list as many bits of hardware or software that were once cutting-edge but are now defunct. Remember the Netscape browser? Or …

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IBC 2019: Sennheiser and Neumann to showcase mic and monitoring solutions

Sennheiser and Neumann will show a range of its solutions at IBC next month (stand 8 D.50). Highlights include: Sennheiser’s entry-level 2.4GHz XS Wireless Digital systems for DSLR/DSLM audio; the professional SK 6212 UHF mini-bodypack transmitter and EK 6042 camera receiver for location and studio work; and the Neumann KH …

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PLASA 2019: CODA Audio to showcase point source N-APS system

CODA Audio will be exhibiting at this year’s PLASA Show, London Olympia (Sept 15-17) on stand S61 with its recently launched compact 2-way arrayable point source N-APS. N-APS is the supercharged smaller sibling of CODA Audio’s APS system. N-APS places new patented technology into a smaller box to offer ‘incredible’ …

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DPA releases new 2028 Vocal Microphone

DPA Microphones has unveiled a new addition to its microphone line up: the 2028 Vocal Microphone. Designed for everyone from indie artists to international touring singers, the 2028 mic is ideally suited for live stage performances, broadcast and pro AV applications. On a live stage, the 2028 delivers the same …

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Inside the world of audio tools with Synchro Arts

AMI recently spoke to Jeff Bloom, founder of Synchro Arts, about the company’s 25-year journey creating award-winning audio tools for film, TV and music production… — Jeff Bloom’s background weaves in and out of music and technology. While doing a Physics PhD at the University College Cardiff he started exploring …

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Blackbird Studio launches Dolby Atmos music mixing room

Blackbird Studio, Nashville’s premier recording studio complex, held a gala event the evening before the start of Summer NAMM, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, to mark the official launch of the facility’s new Dolby Atmos 9.1.6 reference room (Studio C). On hand were members of the team that made studio owner …

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